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Māori Party List Candidates Stand to Support Te Ururoa

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 1:13 pm | The Maori Party

Three Māori Party list candidates within the Waiariki electorate have been confirmed and they will be standing to support incumbent Waiariki MP and Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell. More >>

Working towards a living wage and more Māori in paid work

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 9:42 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party will build on the gains it has already achieved in Government and accelerate job opportunities particularly for young Māori. More >>

Promoting the Voice of the Rangatahi

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 4:29 pm | The Maori Party

Young Māori voters are seen by the Māori Party to have a vital part to play in saving the Māori seats in Parliament says the Māori Party’s youngest candidate, Reverend Te Hira Paenga. “What we’re hearing on the ground is that rangatahi ... More >>

Māori Party Defends the Integrity of the Māori seats

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 1:05 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders, Tariana Turia and Te Ururoa Flavell have spoken out today about the importance of saving the Māori seats. “We have had enough of the attacks being launched on the Māori seats and we are asking New Zealanders to think hard ... More >>

Māori Party Calls for Northland Whānau to Be Vigilant

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:28 am | The Maori Party

Maori Party’s Te Tai Tokerau candidate, Te Hira Paenga shares the concerns of Dr Lance O’Sullivan about the potential for a major measles outbreak in Northland. More >>

Religion Now Reason for Attack on Election Hoardings

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 4:59 pm | The Maori Party

Concerns are emerging that election hoardings implying religion are being targeted after three separate attacks in Auckland recently. “I’m concerned that people may be misunderstanding my hoardings and reacting badly as a result” Maori Party ... More >>

Māori Party says apology is a step in the right direction

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 9:31 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says the apology yesterday to the people of Rūatoki at Te Rewarewa Marae by Police Commissioner Mike Bush is a step in the right direction in bringing a sense of peace between the Tūhoe people and the New Zealand Police. More >>

Young Māori boost annual job figures

Monday, 11 August 2014, 9:46 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the news that more than 15,000 more Māori were employed in the last year and well over half of these workers are rangatahi. The Household Labour Force survey results recently released shows 10,000 more Māori youth (15 ... More >>

Making A Difference For Hundreds

Monday, 11 August 2014, 9:24 am | The Maori Party

Te Tai Tonga candidate, Ngaire Button, says she is rapt local hero, Tihi Puanaki, has been named Regional Winner of the Pride of NZ 2014, Lifetime Achievement Award. Acknowledging Canterbury’s good fortune in having Ms Puanaki as being a long time ... More >>

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Saturday, 9 August 2014, 11:43 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell has taken the opportunity on the International Day of the World's Indigenous People to acknowledge the historic contribution made by Māori Party founding leaders, Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples. More >>

Ikaroa Rawhiti: Proud of 2014 New Zealander of the Year

Saturday, 9 August 2014, 11:40 am | The Maori Party

Early this week the Māori Party installed large billboards around Hawkes Bay showcasing Dr Lance O'Sullivan, 2014 New Zealander of the Year and his support for the party and their Māori electorate candidates. More >>

Nancy Tuaine candidacy for Whanganui general electorate

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 5:36 pm | The Maori Party

Treaty negotiator, Te Oranganui Chief Executive and former head of the Whanganui River Maori Trust Board, Nancy Tuaine, has stepped up to the challenge of Election 2014, by announcing her candidacy for the Whanganui Electorate General Seat. More >>

Political Disagreement No Answer For Voters In Tai Tokerau

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 3:14 pm | The Maori Party

The public disagreement that has developed between the Mana and Labour candidates in Te Tai Tokerau is no answer to the problems of Maori voters in Te Tai Tokerau Maori electorate, according to the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida ... More >>

2014 New Zealander of the Year supports Maori Party

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 3:11 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud to announce that the 2014 New Zealander of the Year, Dr Lance O’Sullivan is gracing their national billboard campaign to encourage voters to support their Party and their candidates in the coming election. More >>

Govt must compensate iwi to maintain value of settlements

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 12:26 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party candidate Chris McKenzie says the Government must compensate tribes for the devaluation of their assets under the treaty settlements. Māori are bearing the huge costs as a result of reflagging Foreign Charter Vessels and may abandon ... More >>

Whanganui River Settlement Acknowledges Te Awa Tupua Status

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 1:21 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and MP for Te Tai Hauāuru Tariana Turia says the Whanganui River Deed of Settlement signing today at Ranana Marae is an historic and significant occasion because it gives Te Awa Tupua, the Whanganui river, its own legal status ... More >>

Ngā Ruahine signing of deed of settlement important occasion

Sunday, 3 August 2014, 12:28 pm | The Maori Party

Te Tai Hauāuru MP and Māori Party Co-leader Tariana Turia says this weeks signing of the deed of settlement for Ngā Ruahine to settle historic claims is an important occasion for all the people of Taranaki and indeed New Zealand. More >>

Government must compensate iwi to maintain value

Sunday, 3 August 2014, 12:19 pm | The Maori Party

MEDIA STATEMENT 2 August 2014 Government must compensate iwi to maintain value of settlements Māori Party candidate Chris McKenzie says the Government must compensate tribes for the devaluation of their assets under the treaty settlements. Māori are ... More >>

Founding Māori Party Co-leaders support to new line-up

Friday, 1 August 2014, 4:01 pm | The Maori Party

Founding Māori Party Co-leaders give their total support to the new line-up More >>

Passing of the Veterans Support Bill welcomed

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:46 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the passing of the Veterans Support Bill on Wednesday night, following negotiations with National that have enabled some immediate and increased support available to a much larger group of veterans. The eligibility of veterans ... More >>

 

 

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